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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2008
Although griseofulvin is the only antifungal approved for systemic administration by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for veterinary use, a variety of systemic antifungals are available for use in veterinary medicine.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 12, 2007
How Dr. Little talks to clients about cat obesity and raw food.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2007
Frederick, Md. — Two years of scientific collaboration yields a nearly complete decoding of the feline genome, a step that will aid in the continued fight against both cat and human diseases.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Austin, Texas — The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) plans to launch what's tentatively titled The Catalyst Summit, an invitation-only conference charged with exploring how to reverse the trend of decreasing feline visits among practices while ownership rises nationally.
Nov 13, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Austin - 11/13/07 - The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) plans to launch what's tentatively titled The Catalyst Summit, an invitation-only conference charged with exploring how to reverse the trend of decreasing feline visits among practices while cat ownership rises nationally.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2007
A 9-year-old male neutered domestic shorthaired cat was referred to The Veterinary Eye Clinic in Wheat Ridge, Colo., for evaluation of acute, progressive uveitis in both eyes and glaucoma in the right eye.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 19, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
St. Louis, Mo. - 10/19/07 - More than 200 attendees from 22 countries gathered at the 2007 Nestle Purina Nutrition Forum, focused on feline health, including obesity and diabetes developments.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 16, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
The EPA has reported a possible connection between brominated flame retardants commonly found in the home and the recent upsurge in this thyroid disease in cats.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2007
National Report — A potential connection between feline hyperthyroidism (FH) and a flame-retardant chemical found in common household products, house dust and some food items may exist, concludes a recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Photos of a new feline breed and a cat with braces.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Underlying causes of diabetes mellitus, a common endocrinopathy in dogs and cats, include chronic pancreatic inflammation, pancreatic atrophy, and immune-mediated destruction of the insulin-producing beta cells.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Salivary mucoceles are formed by the extravasation and accumulation of saliva in tissues adjacent to a salivary gland. The accumulated saliva incites an inflammatory response, leading to a walled-off accumulation of mucoid fluid.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Hyperlipidemia is the increased concentration of triglyceride (hypertriglyceridemia), cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia), or both in the blood.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Newport, N.J. — The Winn Feline Foundation, a non-profit that funds feline medical research, is accepting applications for 2008 grants, which can total up to $15,000 each.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Medicating a headstrong cat can be a challenge. However, compounding pharmacies have made the task easier by preparing many medications as flavored liquids, chewable treats, or transdermal gels.